The cavnessHR Podcast - A talk with Shah Chowdhury by cavnessHR published on 2018-11-18T21:05:48Z Our guest on the cavnessHR podcast is Shahriar (Shah) Chowdhury. Shah is the Co-Founder of Assault Forward, a Veteran-owned apparel and accessories company. He also works in finance for a Fortune 500 financial services company. Shah, who was born and raised in NYC, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant from the Fordham University ROTC program on 9/1/2001, ten days before 9/11. He served on active duty as a Field Artillery Officer from 2001 to 2005 and deployed to Iraq for 15 months during OIF 1. He served as Platoon Leader, Battery Executive Officer, and Battery Commander in Baghdad. Shah has been active with IAVA on Capitol Hill for Veterans’ issues such as the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Veteran suicide, and Burn Pit Legislation. He received his MBA from the University of Maryland using the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill.